Born: 1973; Parma, Ohio, USA
Jeff is a glass artist and supervisor at the Corning Museum of Glass. He has worked in glass for twenty years in contexts including master glass blower, factory stem maker, artist's assistant, and gaffer for internationally recognized artists. He has keen interest in historic glass-making techniques and has devoted much of his study and work in glass to this topic. He has taught extensively, demonstrated internationally, and his work can be found in galleries and collections throughout the world.
Jeff was awarded the Corning Award by Pilchuck Glass School in 2003, demonstrated at Glass Art Society conferences in Adelaide (Australia), twice in Corning (NY), and Toledo (OH), as well as assisting Elio Quarisa in Amsterdam (the Netherlands).
Calcedonia vases and detail.
Photo: Bill Jordan